December weather forecast
Colorado Springs, CO

Beautiful autumn dusk in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Beautiful autumn dusk in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Colorado Springs, is still a cold month, with an average temperature ranging between max 37.2°F (2.9°C) and min 18.3°F (-7.6°C).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 37.2°F (2.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 18.3°F (-7.6°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is 64%.

Rainfall

November and December are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 4.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of rain.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Colorado Springs, Colorado, snow falls for 9.2 days, with typically accumulated 4.72" (120mm) of snow. In Colorado Springs, Colorado, during the entire year, snow falls for 56.2 days and aggregates up to 42.13" (1070mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 30min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:37 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 4:47 pm MST.

Sunshine

In Colorado Springs, the average sunshine in December is 6.9h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Colorado Springs are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Colorado Springs?

December is the coldest month in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with an average high-temperature of 37.2°F (2.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 18.3°F (-7.6°C).

What is the temperature in December in Colorado Springs?

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, in December, the average high-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 18.3°F (-7.6°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Colorado Springs?

The average relative humidity in December in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is 64%.

What is the driest month in Colorado Springs?

November and December are months with the least rain in Colorado Springs when the rain falls for 4.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of rain.

How much does it rain in Colorado Springs in December?

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, in December, during 4.3 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Colorado Springs in December?

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, in December, during 9.2 snowfall days, 4.72" (120mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Colorado Springs?

The month with the shortest days in Colorado Springs is December, with an average of 9h and 30min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Colorado Springs?

In December, the average day length is 9h and 30min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Colorado Springs?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:37 pm. On the last day of the month, in Colorado Springs, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 4:47 pm MST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Colorado Springs?

The average sunshine duration in December is 6.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Colorado Springs?

The months with the lowest UV index in Colorado Springs, Colorado, are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in Colorado Springs?

In Colorado Springs, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average temperature in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 37.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (37.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (18.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average pressure in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average pressure in December: 30.1"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average wind speed in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average humidity in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average humidity in December: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (46%).

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Average rainfall in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average rainfall in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.27").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are November and December (0.63").

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Average rainfall days in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average rainfall days in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.5 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average snowfall in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.72"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.2").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average snowfall days in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (10.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 30min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 54min

The months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average sunshine days in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 20.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average UV index in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average cloud cover in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 23

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 29).
The months with the least cloud cover are September and November (Cloud cover 17).

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Average visibility in December
Colorado Springs, CO

Average visibility in December - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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